Huddersfield's Eastwood wants more first-team chances

09 February 2010 09:29
Huddersfield Town goalkeeper Simon Eastwood is keen to go out on loan again as he continues to search for first-team football.The 20-year-old is back at Town after spending the first half of the season out on loan at Bradford City. [LNB]"I would have liked to go out on loan again, but the situation is not right at the moment," Eastwood told BBC Radio Leeds. [LNB]"There is only me and Alex Smithies here now so I have to stay." [LNB]Eastwood played 27 games for League Two Bradford before returning to the Galpharm Stadium. [LNB]Bradford then brought in Matt Glennon as Eastwood's replacement after Glennon's contract was cancelled at Huddersfield. [LNB]It means Town only have two senior goalkeepers on their books and that Eastwood cannot leave on loan again. [LNB]"I just want to keep playing first team football now but, with Matt leaving, the situation now changes.[LNB] I learnt a lot at Bradford and grew up a lot very quickly after a difficult start Simon Eastwood "It means I have to stay here and try and push for that first-team spot. I understand that and am happy to do it. [LNB]"Sometimes you have to be patient and it looks like now for the next six months I have to focus on just trying to push Alex. [LNB]"I'm enjoying being back here, but I do miss first team football. [LNB]"I learnt a lot at Bradford and grew up a lot very quickly after a difficult start. [LNB]"Now I need to use all that back here at Huddersfield and try and get into the first team."

Source: BBC_Sport